Solved Which power supply should i get: Raidmax RX-500AF or Corsair CX 500? Tags: Power Supplies Raidmax Corsair Components Last response: April 12, 2013 1:03 PM in Components Share Daksithj April 12, 2013 6:07:39 AM I'm building a new pc , with the following specs Core i5 3470 Corsair vengence 8gb 1 tb WD Cavier blue HDD Either Gtx 650 or Ati 7770 Anyway should i get the RAIDMAX RX-500AF or Corsair Cx 500 , in my country the CX 500 is about 50$ more than the Raidmax. Is the Raidmax enough? More about : power supply raidmax 500af corsair 500 imomun a b ) Power supply April 12, 2013 6:34:19 AM Either will do but seesms like getting the one more affordable is ok. But out of two I would get Corsair Cx500 personaly. Thanks Best solution toyftw a c 139 ) Power supply April 12, 2013 6:55:33 AM Daksithj said:I'm building a new pc , with the following specs Core i5 3470 Corsair vengence 8gb 1 tb WD Cavier blue HDD Either Gtx 650 or Ati 7770 Anyway should i get the RAIDMAX RX-500AF or Corsair Cx 500 , in my country the CX 500 is about 50$ more than the Raidmax. Is the Raidmax enough? Raidmax has a poor reputation for PSU's, def go with Corsair. Plz review this link - shows Raidmax as tier 5 brand (the worst) http://www.eggxpert.com/forums/thread/323050.aspx "Tier 5 - Other than the units listed above for any of these brands, NOT RECOMMENDED. Replace ASAP if you have one." Related resources FS: Corsair CX500 Power Supply *Price Cut* - Forum Corsair CX500 power supply fan upgrade - Forum ASUS GTX 460 768 MB on a Corsair CX500 500W Power Supply? - Forum Corsair CX500 power supply squeaking noise - Tech Support Corsair CX 430 vs Raidmax 500 PC Case Psu - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer prototype18 a b ) Power supply April 12, 2013 8:26:07 AM Any other PSU that you can buy in your country ? If no definetly the CX 500W. PSU is a crucial factor when building a system. IT can fry all of your components Good Luck ! wanderer11 a b ) Power supply April 12, 2013 8:43:38 AM Never buy a Raidmax psu. Daksithj April 12, 2013 9:46:13 AM So I better pay 50$ extra and get the CX 500 just to be sure right? wanderer11 a b ) Power supply April 12, 2013 9:55:34 AM Yes. That raidmax will fail at some point and possibly damage something along the way. prototype18 a b ) Power supply April 12, 2013 1:03:33 PM Yes pay the 50$ extra. They will help you not to pay 500$ for a new system Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCorsair CX-500 V3 Power Supply Good? ForumCorsair CMPSU-500CX 500W Power Supply solutionSolvedAMD R9 270X and Corsair CX430M PCIe Power Supply Question solutionSolvedWill I be able to install a corsair builder series cx600 power supply to my gateway dx4840? solutionSolvedPower Supply for GTX 560 2GB. (CX 500, EVGA 500B, Rosewill Green 630w) solutionXFX Radeon HD 7770 Core Ed and Corsair CX430 power supply into a MS-7778 (JasmineR) motherboard solutionGot a CX500M power supply and not working ForumCan I power the GTX 760 using the Corsair CX500M solutionCan I power the GTX 760 using the Corsair CX500M solutionPSU HELP: Seasonic S12II 620W 80PLUS Bronze or Corsair CX600 80Plus Bronze Power Supply ForumSolved Replacing Power Supply in Dell Inspiron 580 with Corsair CX430? ForumCORSAIR Builder Series CX430 430W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply solutionXFX 550W Core Edition 80+ Bronze PSU vs Corsair Builder Series CX 600 Watt ATX/EPS 80 PLUS Bronze Power Supply Unit solutionwill my Corsair CX 500 be enough to power FX-6300 and GTX 670 FTW? ForumCorsair cx500 enough power? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !